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Games Week Calendar, Friday, July 21

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Centaur with Absolut Vodka and The Champion Lounge, featuring DJ David Knapp. 5-9 p.m., Circuit, 3641 N. Halsted

Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs dance troupe. 8-10 p.m., free, Chicago Cultural Center's Claudia Cassidy Theatre,

Chix Mix Productions 'Score!' party. Celebrate the Games with women. 8 p.m., $13, Circuit Nightclub, 3641 N. Halsted

Congregation Or Chadash Shabbat Kiddush & reception at the 'Sticks and Stones' exhibit of Holocaust gay memorabilia. Services after at 5959 N. Sheridan, transportation provided. 5-7 p.m., Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan

Deep Dickollective and Johnny Dangerous. Queer hip-hop in celebration of Gay Games. 10 p.m., $8 advance, $10 at door, HotHouse, 31 E. Balbo,, ( 312 ) 362-9707

Flesh Hungry Dog Show Dylan Rice and the Dynasties, the beazlephillipsband and The Scott Free Trio. Host: Gary Airedale. Also 'Bag of Fun' prize giveaways, movies, DJ Mercedez Ben. 8:30 p.m., Jackhammer, 6406 N. Clark

Grant Park Music Festival Sharon Isbin, as seen on the L-Word, plays Rodrigo. 6-9 p.m., free, Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion

GYM Sports Bar NYC Gay Games affiliated party 'Sweat,' the party by athletes, for athletes. NYC's DJ Smokey, live performances, sexy visuals. 9 p.m.-4 a.m., $45, Metro, 3730 N. Clark,

Hydrate Events Gay Games affiliated party 'Olympus' Party featuring Crystal Waters, DJs Abel and Ralphi Rosario. 9 p.m.-4 a.m., $35, Excalibur Nightclub, 632 N. Dearborn,

International LGBT Poetry Slam More than 50 poets from over 10 countries compete for cash prizes and medals. Celebrity judges: Staceyann Chin, Tim M'West, avery r young, Michelle Tea. 6-10 p.m., $30 for preliminaries and finals, $20 for finals only, DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Place,

ONYX Kinky Carnival party. 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Touche, 6412 N. Clark

Or Chadash Gay Games service led by Carla Cenker with Judith Golden. 8 p.m., 5959 N. Sheridan, 773-271-2148,

Out, Loud, Latino & Proud Chicago salutes Gay Games Latino athletes. Presented by Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Amigas Latinas, Orgullo en Accion, Association of Latino Men for Action, Pilsen Together Chamber of Commerce. Food, music, liqour, entertainment. 6-11 p.m., free, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1852 W. 19th St.

Rainbow Visions Cross-cultural performances by musicians, dancers in conjunction with Gay Games. Features Dylan Rice, Anne-Marie Akin, Le Cebra dance company, Diamana Diya. Part of Silk Road Chicago Summer 2006. 12-1 p.m., free, Millennium Park, Wrigley Square

Ray Musicbear Live performance. 6:30 p.m., Buzz Cafe, 905 Lombard, Oak Park,

Reeling at Gay Games VII Film: 'Where the Boys Are!' Cocktail reception prior to screening. 7-11 p.m., $15, Gallery 37, Roof Top Garden, 66 E. Randolph,,, 773-293-1447

Team HRC Pasta dinner for marathoners. 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25, Ann Sather's, 929 W. Belmont,

White Sox Gay Games Night, vs. Texas Rangers. 7-10 p.m., $27, U.S. Cellular Field,

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